front-ending


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front-ending

Doing something in advance of the economically prudent time,taking into consideration all risks.Local governments may front-end the streets in a project and require the developer to build all of them, even though the rearmost lots might never sell. Metropolitan development boards might front-end incentives and pay them to a developer in advance,in order to help defray start-up costs,rather than the more normal method of giving tax breaks over time.